Seven school board candidates sat down at the Ames Public Library to answer voters questions.

Meet the Candidates

Sophia Cordoba, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2021

On October 7, the League of Women Voters hosted an open forum for the school board candidates to answer questions and promote their campaigns. The Web summarized and compiled some of their responses to...

A single post triggered a tense comment section on the school districtś Instagram page.


Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 17, 2021

Minutes after the school district posted on Instagram, the comment section erupted with student outrage. The most liked comment under the image? “say sike rn.” While the world is now no stranger to...

From left to right: Sam Keenan, Sofia Mamakos, and Calia Alexe. Three different takes on the mask mandate. This picture does not refelct these individualś mask preferences.

ACSD Mask Mandate

Sophia Cordoba, Editor September 16, 2021

In a statement released last night, the Ames Community School District has officially enacted a mask mandate, which will begin on Friday, September 17th. The action follows a federal court ruling, which...

Claire, Emily and Kiah finishing the last mile of their 24-hour challenge.

One Mile Per Hour, One Marathon Per Day

Sophia Cordoba, Editor June 28, 2021

It was 6:00 am on a Sunday morning when senior cross country runners Kiah Snyder, Claire Galvin, and Emily Poag set out for their first run of the day. Monday morning, over 24 hours later, their workout...

February/March Album Review

February/March Album Review

Sophia Cordoba, Junior Editor April 12, 2021

  Revelación - Selena Gomez On March 12, 2021, Selena Gomez took a dive into a new genre with grace. Although Revelación is certainly not her first Spanish work, the EP marks her first...

An extremist hangs from the balcony of the Senate chambers.

The Great American Hypocrisy

Sophia Cordoba, Editor January 6, 2021

This past fall, TikTok users had a fun time ruminating on the idea of storming Capitol Hill. These left-wing Generation Z teens created hour's worth of satirical content for how they might act if Joseph...

An overhead view of the band on their October 3rd spectacular performance.

Marching On!

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter December 3, 2020

Before the sun had reached the horizon, and the cold September wind blew icy through the air, the Ames High Marching Band students and directors (who would much rather still be in bed), reluctantly trudged...

The cover art for Among Us

Among Us: A Meteoric Rise

Mead Hardacre, WEB Reporter December 3, 2020

Desperate and afraid, a lone crewmate rushes to an emergency console. After he presses a large red button that sounds the alarm, sirens blare throughout the spaceship. Everyone onboard is alerted to the...

Tiktok: Is it worth the hype?

Tiktok: Is it worth the hype?

Sofia Mamakos, WEB reporter October 10, 2020

Fourteen missing assignments, fifteen new due dates, and two essays to write in the span of three days–the workload of a high school student. 165 unread emails and a big fat pile of dirty laundry scattered...

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